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'Indie Press' relies on Cabell collection

July 19, 2013 — Central Virginia author Dale Brumfield is set to launch his latest book this month. And on September 1, he'll be giving a VCU Libraries Presents talk sponsored by Special Collections and Archives at 1 p.m. at James Branch Cabell Library. Full article »

Library benefits expand alumni access

July 17, 2013 — VCU Libraries and VCU Alumni are working to keep alumni connected to library resources in new ways.  Full article »

Media checkout streamlined

July 15, 2013 — New at Cabell Library, all checkouts of media are managed by the single service desk. Previously, checkouts were on the third floor. Now, patrons have two easy paths. Full article »

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Resources

July 9, 2013 — Find out how new health care laws work and how they could affect you. Full article »

Traveling exhibit: George Washington and Medicine

July 9, 2013 — A new exhibit at Tompkins-McCaw Library explores the ways George Washington dealt with health and wellness and the changing medical profession. Full article »

Encampment for Citizenship revives summer program

June 20, 2013 — This July here at VCU, the Encampment for Citizenship relaunches its celebrated summer youth program, which has been on hiatus for more than 10 years Full article »

John Q artist collective making national mark telling untold stories

May 28, 2013 — From the west coast to the east coast, the innovative artist collective John Q is getting attention for a cluster of activities designed to showcase memory, history, archives and issues through a gay lens -- aided by VCU Libraries' own Wesley Chenault. Full article »

Tour Cabell through Aug. 31

June 10, 2013 — Students, staff and faculty can invest a few minutes on a tour of Cabell Library and save time later in the semester. Participants will learn about the facility, collections and resources, as well as how library services and staff can assist with assignments. Cabell Library tours start promptly inside the first-floor main entrance and last approximately 30 minutes. Full article »

Talk looks back on cartoon character Snuffy Smith and his creator

May 23, 2013 — Many know comic-strip character Snuffy Smith, but attendees of a talk in James Branch Cabell Library on May 23 were treated to a behind-the-scenes look into his origins. Full article »

News publications collection represents 30 years of VCU history

May 22, 2013 — Nearly 30 years of VCU history are represented in VCU Libraries newest digital collection, "VCU News Publications."  The Office of University Relations produced these publications, which carried different titles over the years.    Full article »

Three Cabell Award finalists announced

May 22, 2013 — Having consulted and discussed reviews written by volunteer readers, the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award committee in the Department of English has narrowed down the list of 14 semifinalist books for the 2013 contest to three finalists. Full article »

Congratulations to VCU's new graduates

May 22, 2013 — On Friday, May 3, hundreds of students preparing to graduate from VCU gathered at the Science Museum of Virginia for the event Your Passport to the World. Full article »

Lactation room now open at Cabell Library

May 22, 2013 — A new lactation room, Room B11 on the ground floor of  the James Branch Cabell Library, is open to all VCU students, faculty and staff. Full article »

Talk on cartoonist Billy DeBeck and his comic strip Snuffy Smith

April 29, 2013 — A doctoral student in VCU's Media and Text program will give a presentation on the character Snuffy Smith, a moonshiner who appeared in the work of American cartoonist Billy DeBeck (1890-1942) on Thursday, May 23.  Full article »

News pubs collection represents 30 years of VCU history

April 25, 2013 — Nearly 30 years of VCU history are represented in VCU Libraries newest digital collection, "VCU News Publications."  The Office of University Relations produced these publications, which carried different titles over the years.  Full article »

Lamp exhibit to light up Cabell Library

April 23, 2013 — During the spring semester, a group of students from the Department of Interior Design and the Department of Crafts and Material Studies met in Cabell Library Special Collections and Archives to participate in a collaborative project inspired by Special Collections and Archives itself. Full article »

New to the collection: Business and industry databases

April 22, 2013 — Just in time for end-of-semester research projects, VCU Libraries introduces new databases useful to students of business, advertising, mass comm and researchers interested in business trends, entrepreneurship and corporate work and in getting the facts about private and public firms. Full article »

Cabell First Novelist Award semifinalists announced

April 22, 2013 — The VCU Department of English has just announced the 14 semifinalist books for this year's VCU Cabell First Novelist Award. Thanks to everyone who served as a reader and helped to make such an exciting selection of novels. Full article »

RefWorks is 'forever': Use it and don't lose it after graduating

April 17, 2013 — Like the forever stamp, one of your library services stays with you, at the same price (free) forever -- RefWorks. Full article »

Commonwealth Times: Dr. Spiro's take on the meaning of life

April 15, 2013 — The Commonwealth Times covered the 28th Annual Brown-Lyons Lecture, at which Dr. Jack Spiro discussed the meaning of life. Full article »

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